Lorry Loader

Face-to-face Instructor Led Courses, Health and Safety, Plant Training

Course Information

This course will give candidates foundation training and assessment towards a Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) Red Trained Operator card. The RTITB Vehicle Mounted Hydraulic Lorry Loader (often called a lorry loader vehicle mounted hydraulic loader or by the manufacturer name hiab ) operator course is also available. So too is the course as accredited under ITSSAR.. All courses will give delegates the skills to operate the crane safely and efficiently. They will learn how to carry out a pre use inspection operate the various attachments manoeuvre a variety of loads using the machine and understand signals given by the slingers and signallers. Delegates will also be able to recall and explain the causes of instability of the truck and loads.

Who Should Attend

Potential and existing operators For operators who have experience on a lorry mounted crane / HIAB but have no certification or their certificate is over 5 years old. Novice experienced and refresher courses available.

Course Agenda

- An Introduction to the Construction Industry Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations Other current relevant regulations Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 Introduction to the machine Pre shift inspections Controls and instruments Use of the loader to load and unload the bed of the lorry Components and main types of lorry loaders. Machine controls and instruments Set up for lifting operations Basic operations (raising lowering slewing) Preparing and securing for travel Lifting and placing loads at various levels Selection and use of attachments Load weight assessment The principles of safe operation


Available as an open course at over 50 venues nationwide or as a private / inhouse course on client premises.


This is a combination of classroom based tutorials and practicals. Candidates will be assessed through theory and practical tests. Delegates will receive a CPCS Red Trained Operator card (on successful completion of CPCS Technical Tests) or the relevant RTITB or ITSSAR accreditation as appropriate.

Open Courses & Public Events

Open / Public Lorry Loader training courses taking place across the UK. Book and pay securely online and receive immediate confirmation, receipt and full joining instructions by return. No payment or credit card fees. Lowest price guaranteed

More Information

XYZ Training Group has the largest selection of Lorry Loader Training courses across the UK. Together with our accredited training partner centres we are proud to offer all clients our unique Lowest Price Guarantee.

Course Availability

In addition to a comprehensive open course schedule, Lorry Loader training is also available on client premises or at one of our training venues as a private course - provided minimum delegate numbers are achieved. Whatever your requirement, complete the form below in order to receive our quotation for your training.

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Lorry Loader
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Course Information

  • Course Duration 5 Days
  • Max Class Size 6

  • All prices exclude VAT. Discounts available for larger groups & for corporate clients.
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